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    The Global Economy Is Flying on One Engine — But There Is Turbulence Ahead
    Nov03

    The Global Economy Is Flying on One Engine — But There Is Turbulence Ahead

    TOKYO — The global economy is like a jetliner that needs all of its engines operational to take off and steer clear of clouds and storms. Unfortunately, only one of its four engines is functioning properly: the Anglosphere (the United States and its close cousin, the United Kingdom). The second engine — the eurozone — has now...

    Russian Women Bemoan a Lack of Men – and Their Money
    Nov03

    Russian Women Bemoan a Lack of Men – and Their Money

    The kettle was furiously boiling, as was the atmosphere in the kitchen. The two women, Yelena Lazareva and her daughter Yekaterina are swapping stories about their loneliness โ€“ and complaining about Russian men. The subject is clearly often discussed in the two-bedroom apartment they share in a 12-storey building in Moscow’s suburbs. Both...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia gave its backing Monday to a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West.Click to Continue ยป …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election, setting stage for renewed tensions with West …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Separatist Elections Were Laughable, But We Should Take Them Seriously
    Nov03

    Ukraine’s Separatist Elections Were Laughable, But We Should Take Them Seriously

    An untold number of Ukrainians living in rebel-held territories of Donetsk and Luhansk turned out Sunday in separatist elections. Everything about the vote was farcical, save for the voters themselves: exit polls showed results from 100.1 percent of votes cast; one candidate for prime minister of …read more Source: The New...

    Putin Spanks Obama in New Russian Propaganda Art Gallery
    Nov03

    Putin Spanks Obama in New Russian Propaganda Art Gallery

    Vladimir “Putin is a gift to caricaturists,” said Barry Blitt, a New Yorker artist, when he designed a Sochi Olympic-themed cover earlier this year, featuring the Russian leader in frilly ice skating attire. The caricature artists of Russia take a very different approach. On Friday a gallery titled “No Filters” with the...

    Rogue Election Yields New Pro-Russian Leader in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Rogue Election Yields New Pro-Russian Leader in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine named a leader of their breakaway republic on Monday after a weekend election which was denounced by Kiev and the West and further deepened a standoff with Russia over the future of the former Soviet state. Organizers of the vote said that Alexander Zakharchenko, a 38-year-old former mining electrician, had...

    An Illegitimate Election in Ukraine
    Nov03

    An Illegitimate Election in Ukraine

    Alexander Zakharchenko, a 38-year-old mining electrician, won an illegitimate election in pro-Russian separatist controlled Ukraine this weekend. The election was held to determine a leader of the Donetsk People’s Republic, however, the militant separatist group is not recognized as a legitimate power by the Ukrainian government. President...

    Five Takeaways From Eastern Ukraine’s Separatist Vote
    Nov03

    Five Takeaways From Eastern Ukraine’s Separatist Vote

    The elections held in eastern Ukraine by the pro-Russian separatists may not have been recognized by anyone but Russia, but that may be all that matters. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Joe Biden Corrects Himself After Saying Russia ‘Invaded’ Ukraine
    Nov03

    Joe Biden Corrects Himself After Saying Russia ‘Invaded’ Ukraine

    Vice President Joe Biden appeared to accidentally deviate from the White House’s official line on Russia’s annexation of territory in Ukraine by actually calling it an invasion during a Monday morning interview on CNN. Speaking on CNN, Biden listed overseas crises like the Ebola virus that he claimed the US government had dealt with...